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FISCAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR IV

Budget/Systems Director

Recruitment #17-004531-0002

Introduction

This recruitment is limited to current permanent state employees.

This position is in Management Service. The individual selected to fill this position will serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

1100 N. Eutaw Street   Baltimore, MD  21201

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position, Budget and Systems Chief, is to oversee the preparation of the annual budget, oversight and reporting of the operating and capital budget and maintain and enhance automated fiscal systems for the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR). This position will be the primary lead in enhancing the fiscal systems used within the agency.

POSITION DUTIES

Responsible for the development, preparation and monitoring of the departmental budget; requires the knowledge and skills for the formulation, justification, and presentation of the budget; communicates with departmental staff, management, State budget analysts and fiscal services personnel. Review of budget requests prepared by a program administrator and/or program analyst.  Recommends, with documentation and justification, changes in a program’s budget to the Executive Director and Fiscal Director of OOA, Assistant Secretaries, Commissioners and the Secretary of DLLR.  Provides professional consultation to program administrators in developing budget submissions and requests for funding of new initiatives and when additional resources are necessary for existing programs.

Responsible for analyzing budget and revenue reports and monthly preparation of the departmental status of funds or budget projection reports.  This report is developed in conjunction with each program and utilizes data from fiscal reports for actual expenditures to date and projection of expenditures through the end of the fiscal year and is used to maintain expenditures within existing resources. Trains program staff in the preparation and monitoring of individual budgets within DLLR.

Researches and resolves issues within the fiscal teams, procurement and programs to correct improperly posted expenditures and revenues. Manage responses for certification of available appropriation balance and funding for all procurement and personnel transactions within fiscal teams.  Responds to audit issues by developing and implementing corrective actions or justifications for existing procedures and communicates responses, both verbally and in writing, to state, federal and legislative auditors.  The incumbent will prepare responses to requests from Department of Legislative Services and the Office of the Secretary for analysis of the fiscal impact of proposed legislation and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Information Systems.

Experience: Five (5) years of professional budget and systems experience, three years at a supervisory or management level, and three (3) years of experience with the state budget legislative, regulatory and accounting systems.

Notes:

Master's Degree in a related field can be substituted for one year of general experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a current state employee and must have experience in budget and systems management.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant should have demonstrated experience with state systems such as FMIS, RSTARS, and HOBO. The successful applicant should have at least three years of management experience developing budgets, monitoring expenditures and preparing projections.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

MUST BE A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved.  Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of eligibility for Veterans’ Credit. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: Ernestine Hyman  17-004531-0002
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to DLLR, Recruitment and Selection Division, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 101, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5101.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DLLR Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-230-6298. For additional information, please contact Ernestine Hyman at 410-230-6298.

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.